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Narrative:The pilot of a single-engine experimental plane was taken to a local hospital Saturday night after the aircraft crashed in a cornfield west of Le Mars Municipal Airport (KLRJ), IA
|Type:||Tompkins Tandem Rocket|
|Operator:||Tompkins, Robert E., Rgd owner|
|C/n / msn:|| TR001|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||West of Le Mars Municipal Airport - KLRJ, Le Mars, IA -
United States of America
|Departure airport:||Le Mars Municipal Airport - KLRJ|
According to a statement from the Le Mars Fire-Rescue Department, an experimental plane encountered trouble shortly after takeoff and crashed in a cornfield as the pilot was attempting to return to the airport.
The incident was reported at 7:02 p.m.
According to the statement, the pilot was treated at the scene and taken by ambulance to Floyd Valley Hospital with unknown injuries.
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||Dr. John Smith
||Updated [Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]|
||Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source]|
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